VP Records

VP Records

Profile:
US-based record company, label and distributor founded by Vincent "Randy" Chin. In 1979, Chin moved from Jamaica and opened up the VP Record Shop and label (named after Vincent and his wife Patricia) in Queens, New York. Also appears on releases as V.P. Records Dist.

Since then VP has gone on to control more than 15,000 titles. It was named 1999 Billboard reggae label of the year. VP has had licensing deals with several major labels, most recently Atlantic Records. WEA Manufacturing made several of its titles during the 1990s.

For ℗ and ©, see: VP Music Group, Inc.
For the mastering studio, see: VP Mastering.
For distribution, see VP Records Distribution.

Name variations:
"V. P. Records"
"V.P. Records"
Sublabels
Contact Info:
VP Records & Greensleeves Records
89-05 138th St.
Jamaica, NY 11435
USA
Tel: (718) 425-1100
Fax: (718) 658-3573
info@vprecords.com

VP Records
6022 W. 21st St.
Miramar, FL 33023
USA
Tel: 954.966.4744
Fax: 954.966.8766

ca. 1980s:
V.P. Records
170-21 Jamaica Ave.
Queens, NY
USA
(718) 291-7058 (Contact info now obsolete)

ca. 1979:
V. P. Records
170-03 Jamaica Ave.
Queens, NY
USA
(212) 291-7058 (Contact info now obsolete)
Sites:
[l14280]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
- Chicken Chest Tribute To Bob Marley (7", Single) Jafrica Records - US Unknown Sell This Version
- Chicken Chest When The Love Stop(7", Single) Jafrica Records - US Unknown Sell This Version
- Ed Robinson Our Heroes(7") E2 Recordings Inc. - Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
001 Billy Frazier And Friends* Billy Who?(12") Biljuma Records 001 US 1980 Sell This Version
001 Ambleque* One Last Cry 001 US 1994 Sell This Version
001 Silver Chalice (2) Jah Timing(12") Universal Oak Records 001 US Unknown Sell This Version
001 Magnum (17) Dilly Dally(12") Magnum Force (2) 001 US Unknown Sell This Version
002 Teriffic* / Naturally* Teriffic* / Naturally* - Final Chapter / Love Me(12") Atomic (7) 002 US 1994 Sell This Version
0002 Chíba* Baby Come Back(12") Rica Records 0002 US 1991 Sell This Version
002 Magnum (17) We Rule(12") Magnum Force (2) 002 US Unknown Sell This Version
2MR 178 Junior Soul Message From Maria(12") 2M Records Ltd. 2MR 178 UK 1987 Sell This Version
003 Magnum (17) Love You At Suppertime(12") Magnum Force (2) 003 US Unknown Sell This Version
003 Cobra* God Good(12") Artistic Records (2) 003 US 1991 Sell This Version
005 Sluggy Ranks Dog Art(12") M-Pire Records (3) 005 US Unknown Sell This Version
007 Paul Legend (2) Gun Fe Clean(12") Hot Stepper 007 US Unknown Sell This Version
009 Stapler (4) I'll Be There(12") Hot Stepper 009 US Unknown Sell This Version
12T-108 Daddy Screw Loverman(12") Two Tough Productions, Inc. 12T-108 US Unknown Sell This Version
12T-110 Thriller U Dreaming(12") Two Tough 12T-110 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
12T-111 Powerman / Ian Sweetness Powerman / Ian Sweetness - Tan Side A We(12") Two Tough 12T-111 US Unknown Sell This Version
12T-116 Simpleton Informer Fi Dead(12") Two Tough 12T-116 US Unknown Sell This Version
12T-118 Daddy Screw Clean Skin(12") Two Tough 12T-118 US Unknown Sell This Version
045 Pat Kelly Ruffa Dan Dem(12") Youngworld Promotions 045 US Unknown Sell This Version
80 Junior Soul By The River(12") 2M Records Ltd. 80 US 1980 Sell This Version
101 Rachet (2) Close To Me(12") Cross Over 101 US 1992 Sell This Version
102 Wicker Man* Some Gal Waunt Come A Road(12") Travellers' 102 US Unknown Sell This Version
108 Johnny Clarke I'll Be Lonely(7") VP Records 108 Jamaica 1977 Sell This Version
150 Derrick* & The Crystalites Derrick* & The Crystalites - Derrick Harriott Presents Scrub A Dub Reggae 150 Jamaica 1991 Sell This Version
796 Johnny P / Penny Irie Johnny P / Penny Irie - Winery / Condem(12") Digital-B, VP Records 796 US Unknown Sell This Version
916 Count Zebra Bed-Bug (Calypso)(7", Single) Love (2) 916 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
1001 Sugar Minott / Baby Whitey Sugar Minott / Baby Whitey - Do You Really Love Me / Rent-A-Dread(12") Jungle Royalty Records 1001 US Unknown Sell This Version
1009 P. Kelly* It's You I Love / I'll Never Fall In Love(12") Roots 1009 US 1979 Sell This Version
1221 Merciless Dis Merciless(12") Annex 1221 US Unknown Sell This Version
1263 Linval Thompson Big Big Girl(7") Roots From The Yard 1263 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
1279 Johnny Clarke & U. Brown* Johnny Clarke & U. Brown* - This Heart Of Mine / Can't Explain(12") VP Records 1279 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
1449 Various Boom Reggae Hit Volume 5 (LP, Comp) VP Records 1449 US 1995 Sell This Version
1492 Pam Hall Magic(LP, Album, RP) VP Records 1492 US 1997 Sell This Version
1983 Delroy Wilson Baby I Need Your Loving / Version(7", Single) VP Records 1983 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
2016 Tinga Stewart Meet Brent Dowe Tinga Stewart Meet Brent Dowe - Black Man Time(12") Solid Gold (10), VP Records 2016 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
2885 David Isaacs Seems I'm Loosing You(7") VP Records 2885 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
3035 Black Coolie Lock Im Up(12") Yard & Broad 3035 US Unknown Sell This Version
3946 Junior Soul Penny For Your Song(12") 2M Records Ltd. 3946 US 1980 Sell This Version
6011 Beres Hammond, Karen Esquire Beres Hammond, Karen Esquire - Over You(12") VP Records 6011 US 1995 Sell This Version
6032 Ambelique Penny Lover(12") Silver B 6032 US Unknown Sell This Version
6321 Luciano (2), Sizzla, Anthony B Luciano (2), Sizzla, Anthony B - Jah Blessing / Stormy(12") VP Records 6321 US Unknown Sell This Version
7567 Elephant Man Good 2 Go(2xLP, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 7567 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
8611 Bounty Killer Elevate(7") VP Records 8611 US 1999 Sell This Version
9010 I Wayne Don't Worry(7") VP Records 9010 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
9210 A 12 Joanna Marie I'm So Thankful(12") Karen C. Productions 9210 A 12 US 1987 Sell This Version
9221 Ambelique, Jahmali Ambelique, Jahmali - Build Me Up / A Fool(7") VP Records 9221 US Unknown Sell This Version
11111 Lady Saw lady Saw LS Strip Tease(Vinyl) VP Records 11111 US 2004 Sell This Version
11875 Cocoa Tea After The Wars(12") Black Scorpio (2) 11875 UK 1991 Sell This Version
11879 Admiral Bailey When Mi Gone(12") Black Scorpio (2) 11879 UK 1991 Sell This Version
170-03 Dr. Alimantado Conscious Man(7") VP Records 170-03 Jamaica 1975 Sell This Version
170-03 David Isaacs Seems I'm Loosing You(7") VP Records 170-03 Jamaica 1977 Sell This Version
30628-1 Culture Humble African(LP, Album) Heartbeat Europe, EFA 30628-1 Netherlands 2000 Sell This Version
30628-2 Culture Humble African(CD, Album) Heartbeat Europe, EFA 30628-2 Netherlands 2000 Sell This Version
82004 General Degree The General(CD-ROM, Album) Size 8 Records 82004 US 2004 Sell This Version
83620-1 Sean Paul Dutty Rock(2xLP, Album) Atlantic, VP Records 83620-1 US 2002 Sell This Version
83621-2 Sean Paul Dutty Rock(CD, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 83621-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
83628-1 Wayne Wonder No Holding Back(2xLP, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 83628-1 US 2003 Sell This Version
83628-2 Wayne Wonder No Holding Back(CD, Album) Atlantic, VP Records 83628-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
83634-1 Buju Banton Friends For Life(LP, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 83634-1 US 2003 Sell This Version
83681-1 Elephant Man Good 2 Go(2xLP, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 83681-1 US 2003 Sell This Version
83681-2 Elephant Man Good 2 Go(CD, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 83681-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
83690-2 Sean Paul Dutty Rock (Album) 83690-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
83691-2 Sean Paul Dutty Rock(CD, Album, RE) Atlantic, VP Records 83691-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
83788-2 Sean Paul The Trinity (Album) 83788-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
0-88249 Sean Paul Featuring Sasha (7) Sean Paul Featuring Sasha (7) - I'm Still In Love With You(12") Atlantic, VP Records 0-88249 US 2003 Sell This Version
0-88353 Elephant Man Jook Gal (Wine Wine) (Remix)(12") Atlantic, VP Records 0-88353 US 2004 Sell This Version
0-94357 Sean Paul Give It Up To Me / Never Gonna Be The Same(12") Atlantic, VP Records 0-94357 US 2006 Sell This Version
520047-2 Sean Paul Imperial Blaze(CD, Album, Enh) Atlantic, VP Records 520047-2 US 2009 Sell This Version
520635-2 Sean Paul So Fine(CD, Single) VP Records, Atlantic 520635-2 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 2009 Sell This Version
536787-2 Sean Paul Other Side Of Love(CD, Single) Atlantic, VP Records 536787-2 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 2013 Sell This Version
565 687 2 Various Pure Dance 3(CD, Comp) Polymedia, Pure Dance (2) 565 687 2 Canada 1998 Sell This Version
2-532498 Sean Paul Tomahawk Technique(CD, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 2-532498 Canada 2012 Sell This Version
5002 681 Lady Saw & Marsha (3) Lady Saw & Marsha (3) - Son Of A B!t<h(12", Promo) Big Yard Music Group Ltd. 5002 681 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
8227522 Hopeton Lewis Classic Gold Collection 1968-1998(CD, Comp) VP Records 8227522 US 1998 Sell This Version
0249822798 Various Now! 9(CD, Comp) Universal Music 0249822798 Canada 2004 Sell This Version
314 565 654-2 Various Reggae Party(CD, Comp) PolyGram TV 314 565 654-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
7567-83620-2 Sean Paul Dutty Rock(CD, Album) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-83620-2 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
7567-83628-1 Wayne Wonder No Holding Back(2xLP) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-83628-1 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
7567-83628-2 Wayne Wonder No Holding Back(CD, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 7567-83628-2 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
0 7567 83634 2 Buju Banton Friends For Life (Album) 0 7567 83634 2 US 2003 Sell This Version
7567 83654-2 Various Reggae Gold 2003(2xCD, Comp, P/Mixed) VP Records, Virgin Music Canada 7567 83654-2 Canada 2003 Sell This Version
7567-83690-2 Sean Paul Dutty Rock (Album) 7567-83690-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
7567-83788-1 Sean Paul The Trinity(2xLP, Album) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-83788-1 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
7567-83788-2 Sean Paul The Trinity(CD, Album) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-83788-2 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
7567-88024-2 Sean Paul Gimme The Light(CD, Maxi) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-88024-2 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
7567-88025-0 Sean Paul Gimme The Light(12") VP Records, Atlantic 7567-88025-0 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
7567-88028-0 Sean Paul Gimme The Light(12", Single) VP Records, Atlantic 7567-88028-0 UK 2003 Sell This Version
7567-88029-2 Sean Paul Gimme The Light(CD, Single, Enh) VP Records, Atlantic 7567-88029-2 UK 2002 Sell This Version
7567 88048-2 Wayne Wonder No Letting Go(CD, Single, Enh) VP Records, Atlantic, Atlantic 7567 88048-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
7567-88073-2 Sean Paul Get Busy(CD, Maxi) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-88073-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
7567 88086-2 Wayne Wonder No Letting Go(CD, Single, Car) Atlantic, VP Records 7567 88086-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
7567-88088-2 Sean Paul Get Busy(CD, Single) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-88088-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
7567-88253-8 Sean Paul Tomahawk Technique(CD, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 7567-88253-8 Argentina 2012 Sell This Version
7567-88258-2 Elephant Man Pon De River, Pon De Bank(CD, Single, Enh) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-88258-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
7567-89983-4 Elephant Man Let's Get Physical(CD, Album) Bad Boy Entertainment, VP Records 7567-89983-4 Europe 2008 Sell This Version
7567-93167-2 Sean Paul Dutty Rock(CD, Album) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-93167-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
7567-93231-2 Elephant Man Good 2 Go(CD, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 7567-93231-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version